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Thursday, December 1, 2016

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Here's the Complete First Season of 'Top Photographer'

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petapixel.com - These Models Were Photographed 14 Years Apart With The Same Lighting What if you could see yourself in 14 years? Would you want to know what you look like? Urs Recher is a Switzerland-based photogr...

RedSeal Selected as a 2016 Red Herring Top 100 Global - RedSeal

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redseal.net - Cybersecurity and Analytic Software Platform Provider Honored for Second Consecutive Year SUNNYVALE, Calif.— RedSeal (redseal.net), a leader in the cybersecurity analytics market, today announced t...

Facebook quietly tests fake news flagging

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techcrunch.com - Signs of Facebook’s much-anticipated war on fake news are bubbling up into the newsfeeds of some users. The fake news flag tests appear to have been around for over a week, though seem to be vanish...

China Explores Social Credit Scores

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wbur.org - A Chinese project is tracking everything citizens do and ranking them based on their behavior – like a credit score. With impact. We’ll check it out. Josh Chin, politics reporter The Wall Street Jo...

Twitter buys startup Yes, Inc. and scores a new VP of product in the process

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techcrunch.com - One-hundred and forty-three. That’s not the new character limit or the number of heads of product Twitter has employed over the few years (though close). That, rather, is the amount of times the ne...

Windows Weekly 494: The Surface in Studio - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - In this episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss Leo’s new Surface Studio, Microsoft’s bold plans for the Insider Program, and tons of Windows 10, Surface, Office, and Xb...

The Nokia licensing deal gets finalized, Android phones coming in 2017

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arstechnica.com - Nokia is back! Today the brand's new owners, HMD Global Oy and Nokia, announced the finalization of a 10-year licensing deal that was announced six months ago. HMD Global has also launched a new we...

AWS launches Shield to protect web applications from DDoS attacks

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techcrunch.com - At its re:Invent developer conference, Amazon today announced AWS Shield, a DDoS protection service for web apps that run on Amazon’s cloud computing service. AWS Shield is generally available toda...

Amazon Channels adds HBO and Cinemax

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techcrunch.com - It’s getting a lot easier to live outside the loving embrace of a cable or satellite TV subscription – Amazon just added HBO and Cinemax to its Amazon Channels selection of add-on packs for Prime v...

Nokia-branded Android smartphones will arrive in the first half of next year

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techcrunch.com - It’s been a rough decade or so for Nokia’s smartphone business. In 2011, then-CEO Stephen Elop famously described the company’s situation as a “burning platform” in a memo to his staff. That same y...

Apple could be using drones to improve Apple Maps data

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techcrunch.com - Apple is putting a lot of effort to improve its Apple Maps data and design. According to a new report from Bloomberg, the company plans to use drones to track changes and improve mapping data over ...

AWS Batch simplifies batch computing in the cloud

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techcrunch.com - Amazon’s new AWS Batch allows engineers to execute a series of jobs automatically, in the cloud. The tool lets you run apps and container images on whatever EC2 instances are required to accomplish...

Amazon Pinpoint helps developers keep users coming back to their apps

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techcrunch.com - As developers build apps, the hard part becomes not only attracting sufficient audience to justify the exercise, but also finding ways to keep that audience engaged and coming back to your app. Tod...

Spotify launches new series of original recordings called Spotify Singles

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techcrunch.com - Music streaming startup Spotify is introducing a new series of original artist recordings called Spotify Singles. The company plans to record a couple of songs from each artist in its in-house New ...

7 Things You're Doing Wrong on Social Media

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inc.com - When it comes to social media, it's hard to do things right. Really, really hard. But it's worth the effort, because social is a powerful marketing tool. Three-quarters of respondents in a Sprout S...

At least 10 million Android users imperiled by popular AirDroid app

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arstechnica.com - For at least the past six months, a popular remote management app available in the official Google Play Store has opened tens of millions of Android users to code-execution and data-theft attacks w...

EFF’s Stupid Patent of the Month: Streaming cloud-based content

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arstechnica.com - Every month the Electronic Frontier Foundation issues its "Stupid Patent of the Month." While there may not be enough months left before the apocalypse for EFF to expose every dumb patent, the digi...

Chevrolet’s Bolt configurator goes live, deliveries before year’s end

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arstechnica.com - Want a long-range electric vehicle ASAP and don't want to spend $68,000 on the cheapest Tesla Model S? You're in luck! Chevrolet's configurator for the Bolt EV is now live, and the company intends ...

Windows Phone-loving shareholders question Microsoft’s mobile strategy

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arstechnica.com - At its annual shareholder meeting yesterday, some Microsoft shareholders were more than a little concerned about the company's mobile strategy, or if it even had one, reports GeekWire. The meeting,...

Get Lost In This Spellbinding Display Made of Thousands of Shifting Discs

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wired.com - It’s hard to stand out in the world of signage. Neon is cliché, LEDs are a dime a dozen, and those arm-waving inflatable things are everywhere. If you really want to make an impression, consider an...

How to Increase the Facebook Visibility of Your Local Business : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you have a Facebook page for your local business? Are you looking for ways to reach your customers on Facebook? Because your audience is naturally limited by the area you serve, local marketing ...

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime now available on Amazon, eBay - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been complaining that the smartphones nowadays are just too big, then you might want to stop and take a look at this new smartphone variant from Samsung. While there is actually no offici...

Virgin Media launches new TellyTablet in the UK - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Looks like more companies are joining the media streaming bandwagon. The service is quickly becoming a standard competing with cable TV giants. In the US, millions of households have ditched their ...

The Power of the Press: How to Generate Media Attention for Your Campaign - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Whether it’s a film or tech product, coming up with a great idea is the easiest part of starting a campaign. The hard part is being successful, which requires a lot of hard work to build buzz aroun...

Entrepreneurs From The UK Find Their Global Market - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Campaigns on Indiegogo have launched from almost every country around the world with millions of dollars in contributions from the backer community. This global reach allows entrepreneurs to tap in...

Digital Technology Directly Impacts Customer Loyalty

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loyalty360.org - Digital technology has been on the minds of various CEOs in recent years. Just last year, Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares talked about how digital technology is changing the way people shop, i...

Papadakis Konstantinos : Latest Technologies Designed by High Detailed Graphics - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Konstantinos Papadakis”, Developer and Owber of the Greece based start-up “PapadakisKonstantinos” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it e...

My Tour Deal : Mobile ONLY Booking App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Patrick Ncho”, Co-Founder at the California – USA based Startup “MyTourDeal” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

Crowdid : E-Commerce Platform Selling Crowdfunded Products - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ed Havens”, Founder (CMO) at the San Francisco – USA based start-up “crowdid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do a...

Codility.com: An Automated Tool for Assessment of Programming Skills - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. As per Mrs. Sobantka; Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. Codility is designed for software devel...

SkilledWizard.com: A Professional Social Network Platform Dedicated Exclusively to Skilled Workers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SkilledWizard is a platform for Skilled Workers Worldwide. They set out to erase the void that currently exists today. “SkilledWizard.com”‘s mission is to unite skilled / blue collar workers worldw...

GetQuantify.com: A Real-Time Online Collaboration Application for Small Businesses - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Getquantify is real-time online collaboration application for small businesses. Organize your tasks into projects and keep your team up to date. “GetQuantify.com” is a real-time online collaboratio...

StoryMarkLife.com: A Mobile and Tablet Applications Company for Lifestyle and Business that’s Redefining the Way we Capture and Share Experiences - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - StoryMark Life is a mobile and tablet applications company for lifestyle and business that is redefining the way we capture and share experiences. “StoryMark Life” is a mobile and tablet applicatio...

SpyderMate: A Suite of Five Unique and Powerful SEO Analysis Tools that Allows you to Manage any Number of Internet Marketing Campaigns Easy - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SpyderMate is a suite of unique and powerful internet marketing tools structured to make managing any number of internet marketing campaigns easy. “SpyderMate” is a suite of five powerful SEO analy...

RunLastMan : Sports Betting Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Graham Carrick”, CEO at the Dublin – Ireland based start-up “RunLastMan” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

SearchCap: Bing local search updates, digital assistants & PPC performance

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searchengineland.com - Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing local search update highlights business holiday hours i...

Boxagon: Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Juan Diego Farah'; Co-Founder and CEO of the UK-Based Start Up “Boxagon”. Below, is the full interview that we have condu...

Musistic : Music Technology Company - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jimbo Lattimore”, CEO of the Memphis USA-based start-up “Musistic” about his Company. Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do an...

SentioSearch.com: A Social Network that Connects Decision-Makers with Mentors who will Give them the Best Chance to Make Good Decisions and Minimize Regret - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SentioSearch is a social network that connects decision-makers with mentors who will give them the best chance to make good decisions and minimize regret. “SentioSearch.com” is a social network tha...

SPI 242: How to Master Your PR with Christina Nicholson - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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smartpassiveincome.com - Wouldn’t it be awesome to share the story of your business on TV? Or see it covered in your local newspaper? Or on your favorite radio show, podcast, or blog? This kind of media exposure can do won...

The future of tablets is iPad-shaped

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theverge.com - Every time a truly intriguing iPad competitor has emerged, it’s featured the 4:3 aspect ratio. HP’s ill-fated TouchPads failed because of immature software, not because of their shape or size, whic...

The Habit Guide Ebook: My Most Effective Habit Methods & Solutions : zen habits

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zenhabits.net - I’m thrilled to share with you my newest ebook about habits, and perhaps my best yet on the topic: The Habit Guide: Zen Habits’ Effective Habit Methods & Solutions. I wrote this for the Kickstarter...

You Can Now Get Prescription Lenses for Your Snapchat Spectacles

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adweek.com - People with less than perfect vision who've been eyeing Snap Inc.'s highly coveted Spectacles will now be able to actually see when they snap. Lens manufacturer Rochester Optical has started makin...

6 Takeaways From DirectTV Now, AT&T's Buggy, But Promising, New Streaming Service

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adweek.com - During Monday's press event announcing this week's launch of DirecTV Now, AT&T's over-the-top, streaming bundle service, execs weren't shy about proclaiming the product as the harbinger of a new er...

Capcom Launches Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney on iOS

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adweek.com - Capcom announced the release of Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney on iOS. The game is the fourth title in the Ace Attorney series, and it was originally released on the Nintendo DS in North America in 2...

Are We Becoming A #hashtag World?

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sd-entrepreneur.com - With all the different Social Media Platforms out there like the ones named above, marketers and businesses are looking for ways to curate content and reach a target market of group of people via #...

Facebook to roomful of journalists: 'We hear you'

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mashable.com - Another day, another attempt by Facebook at saving face in light of that whole "fake news on Facebook is ruining news" thing. And this time, to a room full of journalists! On Thursday, Patrick Walk...

Hackers are selling powerful cyber weapons to anyone with the money to buy them

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mashable.com - When a tremor wobbles the ground underneath your feet, it's easy to keep your head down, keep typing, do whatever it is you were already doing. Perhaps someone just dropped something very heavy a w...

WikiLeaks’ Public Donation Address Receives 4000th Bitcoin

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bitcoinmagazine.com - WikiLeaks’ public donation address recently received its 4000th bitcoin. The nonprofit whistle blower site, which to a large extent relies on donations, reached this milestone on November 12, with ...

Landing Page Differences: Paid Search vs. Marketing Automation

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instapage.com - You know that when it comes to converting prospects into leads and customers online, no web page does it better than a landing page. But there are so many… Squeeze pages, splash pages, sales pages,...